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Are cemeteries a waste of space?


Just the other day I was passing by a cemetery and could not help but feel that I was staring at wasted space. I thought of other good uses that cemetery grounds should be used for such as recreational parks, small wildlife reserves, camp grounds, community gardens or farms, etcetera. Personally, I desire to have my body cremated and spread in the Atlantic or high in the mountains nearby; however I do recognize that others have their own desires. What if our society began using the land for a better cause other than preserving the dead, and moved the coffins into deep mausoleums?

 

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    andrew savage 5 years ago

    Do you think that mausoleums with parks look more aesthetically pleasing than open fields of buried human remains? Also do you think that after the caskets are completely reassimilated into nature that future civilizations would seem shocked and star


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    andrew savage 5 years ago

    I somewhat agree with you in terms of the first paragraph, however I must remind everyone that I do not believe in compulsory revoking the rite to be buried within a casket, tomb or vault, as such an idea may hinder the marketing system of the burial

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    andrew savage 5 years ago

    Interesting. Were the Feng Shui masters buried in closed caskets or casket free in cloths? Were there any unique specifications of such masters like that of today or Egyptian mummification, etc?

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    andrew savage 5 years ago

    I agree with cremation and your idea of how to use the parks. Do you think that creating massive mausoleums would suffice as the most optimal way to bury- entomb- the dead who wish to have their remains preserved to some extent? I feel that moving th

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    andrew savage 5 years ago

    Very interesting. While the grounds for the dead do serve as a place of remembrance, so do the homes and places that they once walked during corporeal animation. If Greece is conducting such a policy to continue removing and shuffling the remains of


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